Padma Shri(Search results - 30)
Top StoriesJul 11, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi invites nominations for 'people's Padma' awards
The Prime Minister said that India has many talented people who have been doing exceptional work at the grassroots but are often not seen or heard about much.
SportsMay 20, 2021, 6:44 PM IST
Milkha Singh tests COVID positive, isolates himself at home
Milkha Singh is a legendary athlete who has represented India globally. He is a multiple-time gold-medalist, having won seven golds and a silver as a sprinter in track and field events. He was honoured with the Padma Shri award in 1959.
LifestyleMay 19, 2021, 4:19 PM IST
Ruskin Bond's 87th Birthday Special: 7 must-read books by the Padma Shri writer
Today, Ruskin Bond celebrates his 87th birthday. He is a true gem of the literary world.
EntertainmentApr 17, 2021, 9:08 AM IST
Veteran Tamil actor Vivek passes away; tributes pour in
The 59-year-old actor, who was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2009 for his contribution to arts, died following a cardiac arrest at 4.35 am on Saturday.
Top StoriesApr 8, 2021, 7:14 PM IST
Naxals release CRPF soldier kidnapped during Bijapur attack
The soldier was released in the presence of the two government-appointed mediators, Padma Shri Dharmpal Saini and Gondwana Samaj head Telam Buraiya, and hundreds of villagers.
Top StoriesJan 25, 2021, 11:17 PM IST
Padma awards 2021 announced: List of awardees here
The Padma Awards, one of India's highest civilian awards, have been announced. According to the Union Home Ministry, the President approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards which included seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri awards.
India NewsDec 23, 2020, 12:08 PM IST
Padma Shri awardee and Malayalam poet Sugathakumari passes away
Renowned Malayalam poet-activist Sugathakumari has passed away following Covid-19 complications. She was 86.
Positive StoriesDec 3, 2020, 11:29 AM IST
Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Remembering Abdul Jabbar's 30-Year-Old Fight
The night of December 2nd, 1984, will remain etched in our country’s memory. On that horrific night, deadly methyl isocyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in Bhopal, claiming over 20,000 lives and leaving lakhs severely disabled. Abdul Jabbar, who was 28 then, lost his mother, father, brother and himself suffered lung fibrosis and lost 50% of his vision. On November 14, 2019, he passed away after fighting for justice for the victims and survivors for close to 3 decades. With the government of India awarding this Bhopal gas tragedy activist the Padma Shri posthumously, let’s take a look at his lesser-known story.
IndiaNov 9, 2020, 9:01 AM IST
Saalumarada Thimmakka awarded honorary doctorate by Central University of Karnataka
Karnataka-based environmentalist Saalumarada Thimmakka was awarded a doctorate by the Central University of Karnataka (CUK). This is an addition to many recognitions, including the Padma Shri award last year.
SportsOct 11, 2020, 10:46 AM IST
Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. portrayed in a unique manner
Balbir Singh Sr. happens to be a three-time Olympic gold medallist. He also won silver during the 1958 Asian Games in Tokyo. He passed away on May 25, 2020, at the age of 96, having been honoured with the Padma Shri award in 1957.
IndiaAug 18, 2020, 1:24 PM IST
Once not offered any job because she was a woman, here is how Kiran Mazumdar Shaw started her Rs 50,000 crore
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, the head of one of India’s leading biotech firm Biocon, has been tested for COVID-19. She tweeted and informed about the same. She said in her tweet that her coronavirus test report has come positive. She had mild symptoms of the disease, so she decided to get herself tested. The Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awardee, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw’s life has been full of struggles. It will come as a shock to know that she started Biocon with an initial investment of mere Rs 1,200. Today the firm is valued more that Rs 5,000 crores. Let us know her success story.
Coronavirus IndiaApr 2, 2020, 11:03 AM IST
Padma Shri recipient, former Golden Temple "Hazoori Raagi" dies of coronavirus infection
Bhai Nirmal Singh had recently returned from abroad and was admitted to Guru Nanak Dev Hospital after he complained of breathlessness and dizziness on March 30, a health official said.
EntertainmentFeb 12, 2020, 8:19 PM IST
Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passes away at age 59
Celebrated fashion designer and Padma Shri awardee Wendell Rodricks passed away at his home in Goa. He was 59
EntertainmentFeb 12, 2020, 3:46 PM IST
Adnan Sami launches latest single Tu Yaad Aya in Mumbai, speaks about receiving Padma Shri
"I can't express the feeling of receiving Padma Shri as it is priceless. It puts responsibility on one's shoulders," Adnan Sami said after releasing latest single Tu Yaad Aya in Mumbai